James Bond Beach, Ocho Rios

3.6
#2 of 7 in Beaches in Saint Ann Parish
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Pretend you’re in the movies on the white sands of James Bond Beach, a picturesque spot with an eclectic cultural history. Scenes from the James Bond movie “Dr No” were filmed here and the character’s creator, Ian Fleming, lived nearby at his “Golden Eye Villa” while writing the novels. Hop on a boat tour to go and see the villa along with breathtaking views of the surrounding bay. Owned by music mogul and Island Records founder Chris Blackwell, the beach also hosts a lively mix of annual music events, most of which take place at the two-storey “Moonraker” beach bar, which also offers a delicious menu of fresh fish and seafood to sample. The beach itself boats a dramatic backdrop of the St Mary mountains, surrounded on three sides by glimmering turquoise waters, perfect for swimming and snorkeling. To find out how to plan a trip to Ocho Rios, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • We were staying at a villa nearby and walked over one morning for a visit. The place has 2 small beaches, one is nice clean with a beach bar nearby and the other is a smaller beach that could use a...  more »
  • Nice beach and fun for the 007 enthusiast to visit. Sadly a lot of plastic and other garbage washes up and there is no clean up being done. The waterfalls on the eastern end of the beach are very...  more »
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  • Great location ! Good place for a private swim
  • My favourite beach.. Staff are pleasant treat you like family... love them🤗
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